Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2018
Holiday Inn, Brentford Lock, London
Holiday Inn, Brentford Lock, London
Guest announcement for Cygnus Alpha 4.0
Joining us at Cygnus Alpha 4.0 in September 2018 is John Ainsworth. John is the current producer (and director) for the Big Finish Blake's 7 audio range. John will be there telling us what actually goes in the recording studio and if how legendary the Big Finish lunches are!
Full weekend tickets cost £140. Please see the tickets page to get your ticket and get information regarding the payment plan.
Also we can announce the first of out guests. Click on the guest section of the website to find out who is coming along!
Hope to see you all there!
09:00-10:15 Doors open and registration
10:15-10:30 Photo studio with Daniel Hill, Judy Buxton, Carol Royle & Jane Sherwin
10:30-11:30 Interview with Daniel Hill, Judy Buxton, Carol Royle & Jane Sherwin
11:30-13:00 Signing with Daniel Hill, Judy Buxton, Carol Royle & Jane Sherwin
13:00-13:20 Photo studio with Dicken Ashworth, Jenny Oulton, David Baillie, David Quilter & David Gillies
13:20-14:20 Interview with Dicken Ashworh, Jenny Oulton, David Baillie, David Quilter & David Gillies
14:20-16:00 Signing with Jenny Oulton, David Baillie, David Quilter, David Gillies & Dicken Ashworth*
16:00- 16:15 Photo studio with Sally Knyvette, Jan Chappell & Steven Pacey
16:15-17:30 Signing with Sally Knyvette, Jan Chappell & Steven Pacey
17:30- 18:30 Interview with Sally Knyvette, Jan Chappell & Steven Pacey
18:30 Raffle and goodbye.
General Event Information
Parkinson’s UK Charity Raffle & Krantor’s Sweepstake
It’s time for Krantor’s Sweepstake. This is where for £2.00 a go, you can be entered into a sweepstake to see if your ticket will become ticket number 1! This means you will be first in line for autographs.
There will also be a charity raffle. Prizes this year include a signed Liberator bracelet and a very special secret prize! Tickets are 50p each or £2 a strip.
Jan Chappell will be auctioning off an item from her own collection for her own charity.
Dicken Ashworth is a bonus guest and autographs from him are not included. In order to get an autograph you will need to buy a red token for £10.00 from Orac’s shop.
There will be three separate Photo studios will be taking
place just outside of the main room. Tokens will need to be bought in advance and then handed over at the photo studio
The cost of an 8x10 photo with 1 guest will cost £10.00.
The cost of an 8x10 photo group shot will cost £20.00.
There will also be a reunion photo of Dicken Ashworth and Jenny Oulton. This will cost £15.00.
If you wish to buy extra autographs, you will need to buy coloured tokens from Orac’s shop.
£5.00 Green token guests: Judy Buxton, Jane Sherwin, Daniel Hill, David Gillies, David Quilter & Jenny Oulton
£10.00 Blue token guests: Carol Royle, David Bailie, Steven Pacey, Jan Chappell & Sally
There will be a selection of 8x10 photos for sale. These will cost £5.00 each. There will also be a selection of signed photos and posters for sale. Please note we can only take cash on the day.
We politely ask that you do not film during the event and photos are not permitted during the signing sessions with the guests.
Attendees can purchase autographs for £10.00 each. Own items to be signed must reach us by Saturday the 25th of March.
Non Attendees can purchase autographs for £15.00 each by going to Orac's shop.
PRE ORDERS NOW CLOSED!
And the final guest is...
The final guest for Cygnus Alpha 3 is actor Dicken Ashworth. Dicken played Gunn-Sar in "Power". Dicken is a "bonus" guest and autographs are not included. Autographs will cost £10.
Dicken will take part in a duo photo shoot along with Jenny Oulton and they will also be on the same interview panel.
The 11th guest is...
Joining us at Cygnus Alpha 3 is actress Jenny Oulton. Jenny played Nina in the series 4 episode "Power". This will be her first Blake's 7 event.
Attendees of Cygnus Alpha 3 can purchase autographs for £5.00 each. This can be either an 8x10 photo print or your own item signed. Please use the links below to make you purchases.
Non attendees can purchase 8x10 prints or have own items signed for £10.00 a signature. You can buy these in Orac's Shop.
Please note that all personal items must reach us by Friday 17th March. Attendees will be able to pick up their items at the event and non attendees will have their items sent to them shortly after the event.
You will also find signed photos from previous events for sale. Keep coming back as more will be added soon.
Sixth Guest Announced
Joining us at Cygnus Alpha 3 is actress Carol Royle. Carol played the Mutoid in "Duel". This will be Carol's first ever Blake's 7 event.
Refunds for extra autographs that have been purchased will be processed this weekend.
And the Fourth Guest Is...
It's with great pleasure that Jan Chappell will be joining us at Cygnus Alpha 3. Jan played Cally in series 1,2 and 3.
Third Guest for Cygnus Alpha 3
The third guest for Cygnus Alpha 3 is actor Daniel Hill. Daniel played 'Chasgo' in the series 4 episode Sand.
An Afternoon With Josette Simon OBE
I would just like to thank everyone who came to the event yesterday. I am sure you will agree with me when say how wonderful Josette was. She really enjoyed herself and I hope you did as well. The raffle raised over £100 for Parkinson's UK. Congratulations to the winner.
Final thanks go to the team of people who helped run the event. Thanks guys.
An Afternoon With Josette Simon OBE
Sunday 2nd October 2016 at The Lost Theatre
Cygnus Alpha are please to announce it's first "Afternoon With" Events and the first guest for this is actress Josette Simon OBE. Click on the above tab for full information and tickets.
First Guest Revealed
Sadly at the last event Steven Pacey could not make it. However it is with great pleasure that we can announce that Steven will be joining us for Cygnus Alpha 3. Steven is best known for playing Tarrant in series 3 and 4.
Tickets for Cygnus Alpha 3 are now on sale! Limited to 100 and like at the last event, the sooner you buy your ticket the sooner you will be called up to get your autographs.
We will also be running Krantor's sweep stake once again. This is where you have the chance to become ticket number 1 on the day for £2.00! This will go towards Parkinson's UK.
Click on the ticket tab to order your ticket.
CYGNUS ALPHA 3 LAUNCHED!
It is time to board 'The London' and head back to Cygnus Alpha!
So what's new? First of all, we have a new venue which is at The Musical Museum in Brentford. This is a two minute walk from the 2016 venue. Click on the the venue tab for full details.
Tickets will be strictly limited to 100 and remain at the price of £50.00
It is a little to early to announce guests but if you attended the previous 2 events you know exactly what is in store for you!
Tickets go on sale on September 1st 2016.
The date for next year's event can now be revealed. Cygnus Alpha 3 will take place on Saturday April 1st 2017. Full details including ticket prices will go live on the 1st of September 2016.
Attendees at Derby's regular Doctor Who event, Whooverville will be in for a treat as Michael Keating will be appearing as a sponsored guest. You can buy your tickets from http://whooverville.org/#Tickets
Michael will be taking part in an onstage interview, photo studio and signing*. There will also be other Blake's 7 merchandise available.
There will be a charge of £10 per signature.